Self-Pouring Bottle on a Twisted Page

Impossible 3 March 2017 0 Comments

Self-Pouring Bottle on a Twisted Page

The title pretty much explains today’s optical illusion, which is courtesy of Swiss artist Sandro Del-Prete.  Del-Prete is a master at drawing impossible scenes and this example is certainly no exception.  Shown below is a twisted sheet of paper with a cleverly-designed drawing of a bottle pouring its own glass of wine by itself.  The […]

Del-Prete’s Garden Fence

Impossible 20 November 2014 0 Comments

Del-Prete's Garden Fence

This digital recreation of a portion of Sandro Del-Prete’s The Garden Fence (originally painted in 1969) was created by Josh Sommers.  You can find the original version of The Garden Fence, along with several other works from Del-Prete, in our previous post that featured a collection of his impossible paintings.  This particular homage features a […]

The Terrace Made From LEGO

Impossible 2 September 2014 0 Comments

The Terrace Made From LEGO

This impossible-looking LEGO structure was created by a Flickr user going by the handle of Brixie63.  It is a recreation of and homage to David Macdonald’s famous digital manipulation titled The Terrace.  What makes the story even more interesting is that David Macdonald created The Terrace as an homage to The Warped Chessboard painting by […]

The Impossible Paintings of Sandro Del-Prete

Impossible 21 June 2013 0 Comments

Sandro Del-Prete - The Warped Chessboard

Swiss artist Sandro Del-Prete is a master at painting beautifully-impossible scenes.  As a young man, he attended the Florence Academy of Art.  While in Florence, he began to discover and appreciate the works of Old Masters such as da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Rembrandt.  Today, his works have been featured in exhibitions in Switzerland, Japan, and […]